Lowes, Home Depot and Scotts Miracle-Gro

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – June 26, 2020 – announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Lowes Companies, Inc. LOW, The Home Depot Inc. HD and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. SMG.

Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:

Coronavirus Feeds Home Improvement Trends: 3 Stocks to Count On

The COVID-19-induced shelter-at-home orders fueled the need for home improvement by housebound Americans, thereby driving demand for the said industry.

The home improvement space includes Décor and indoor garden, Painting and wallpaper, Tools and hardware, Building materials, Lighting et al.  Apart from essentials, retailers in this industry are witnessing solid demand for gardening and other in-house activity-related products.

Although states are reopening and people are reporting back to work, the emergence

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Home Depot Integrated Strategy Aids Growth, Stock Up 14% YTD

The Home Depot Inc. HD has been resilient amid the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to continued store operations as well as its ability to deliver interconnected shopping experience by blending its physical and digital platforms. The company’s flexible interconnected infrastructure helped it quickly adapt to the changing customer preferences amid the coronavirus pandemic in late March. Consequently, it delivered top-line growth of 7.1% in first-quarter fiscal 2020, with overall comps increasing 6.4% and comps in the United States up 7.5%.

The first-quarter sales performance was divided into three phases. In phase one (the first seven weeks of the quarter), the company saw strong sales across the stores, with all departments showing mid-single to double-digit comps growth, as customers prepared for shelter-in-place. In phase two (last week of March in the first 2 weeks of April), the implementation of reduced store hours, limited customer traffic in stores and canceled the Spring Black

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Home Depot is having a one-day only sale on its best-selling power tools

This Home Depot sale will help you save on power tools for dad—but it won't be here for long.
This Home Depot sale will help you save on power tools for dad—but it won’t be here for long.

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Update: This sale has now ended but Home Depot is still offering $100 off select DeWalt, Milwaukee or Makita outdoor power tools here! You’ll also get a free Milwaukee M12 tool with the purchase of select Milwaukee power tool kits here.

Summer is right around the time when all those home improvement projects on dad’s to-do list start to come to life. Whether he plans on building a planter for the garden or replacing those old floorboards on the patio, he’s probably going to need some power tools to get the job done efficiently. Enter: this flash sale at Home Depot on power tool kits that makes for the perfect

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Here are the top Home Depot shopping hacks

The Home Depot is a major destination for those who need to make small repairs, looking to do a major remodel or a do-it-yourself project, and although home improvement projects can be expensive, Home Depot offers a slate of deals that can help.

The Atlanta-based company was founded by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank in 1978. Since then, it has expanded into the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer. The company has 2,291 retail stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico


“In every store, our goal is the same: to earn our customers’ respect by offering the highest level of service, the broadest selection of products and the most competitive prices,” Home Depot says.

Here are deals that shoppers can take advantage of:

“Special Buy” of the day 

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